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Leak Test On Boeing
Leak Test On Boeing
Workmen covering the seams in the body of a Boeing Stratoliner aeroplane with soap, to test that every joint is properly sealed, at the Boeing factory in Seattle. 1938 saw the first commercial use of a pressurised passenger cabin. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
King Salmon
King Salmon
circa 1930: A thirty seven and a half pound king salmon which won Frank Lundstrum a $1,000 prize in an angling competition in Puget sound, near Seattle. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)
Hopscotch
Hopscotch
29th May 1947: A close-up of a schoolgirl from Fairview School in Seattle, Washington, playing a game of hopscotch. (Photo by Keystone Features/Getty Images)
Hopscotch Crazy
Hopscotch Crazy
29th May 1947: Schoolchildren from Fairview School in Seattle, Washington, play a game of hopscotch. (Photo by Keystone Features/Getty Images)
Flip Ship
Flip Ship
circa 1960: A US Navy research ship designed to flip from a horizontal to a vertical position at sea in order to study marine biology and other aspects of oceanography is tested in a lake near Seattle. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
1916 Bi-Plane
1916 Bi-Plane
July 1966: A 1916 seaplane bi-plane, the first model to be produced by the Boeing aircraft company is seen here flying again at Seattle Washington. It has a top speed of 78 mph and a range of 120 miles. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Robert Fiske
Robert Fiske
circa 1939: Robert Fiske, who as a previous unknown from Seattle played the starring role in 'Golden Boy'. He is signed by Columbia Studios. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Boeing Production
Boeing Production
7th December 1978: The latest Boeing 727 planes receiving the finishing touches in the air hangar at the Seattle production plant. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
Seattle Ski Lift
Seattle Ski Lift
June 1962: A suspended carriage on the ski lift built in Seattle for the Century 21 Expostition held in the city in 1962. (Photo by A. Dawburne/Fox Photos/Getty Images)
(Photo by A. Dawburne/Fox Photos/Getty Images)
Seattle Space Needle
June 1962: Built for the Century 21 Exposition held in Seattle in 1962, the Space Needle stands 185 metres tall and the summit, with a revolving restaurant, can be reached by a lift. (Photo by A. Dawburne/Fox Photos/Getty Images)
(Photo by A. Dawburne/Fox Photos/Getty Images)
Fighting Parson
Fighting Parson
circa 1930: The Rev George V McClure a former amateur boxer who has been made Chairman of the Boxing Commission in Seattle though it is illegal in Washington state. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)
Height Simulator
Height Simulator
Five mountaineers undergo a level of oxygen deprivation equivalent to breathing air at 20,000 feet in a Boeing Strato-Trainer altitude simulator in Seattle, 25th August 1952. The five are planning an ascent of the 17, 000 ft King peak in Alaska. Left to right: Bill Niendorff, Pete Schoening, Boeing flight test engineer Yates Hickey, Tom Morris, Dave Harah, and Vic Rosendahl. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Flying Fortresses
Flying Fortresses
Two U.S. Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress bombers in flight near Seattle, circa 1944. (Photo by Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Klondike Gold Prospectors At Opening Of US Assay Office In Seattle
Klondike Gold Prospectors At Opening Of US Assay Office In Seattle
Gold prospectors line up outside the teller's window at the opening of the US Assay office in Seattle to make the first deposits from the Klondike gold rush, Seattle, Washington, July 15, 1898. (Photo by P. L. Sperr/Getty Images)
A Boeing 747 airplane is displayed on Le
A Boeing 747 airplane is displayed on Le
A Boeing 747 airplane is displayed on Le Bourget Airport on June 03, 1969. On September 30, 1968, the first 747 was rolled out of the Everett assembly building before the world's press and representatives of the 26 airlines that had ordered the plane, and first flight took place on February 09, 1969. The Boeing 747, called also "Jumbo Jet", entered service on January 21, 1970, on Pan Am's New York?London route. L'avion de ligne américain "Boeing 747" se pose sur la piste de l'aéroport du Bourget, le 3 juin 1969. Parti de Seattle (Etats-Unis), cet appareil gigantesque pouvant transporter 490 passagers, s'est posé au Bourget lors du salon de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace. C'est la 1ère fois qu'un avion effectuait parcours aussi long. (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
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